This fabulous wide substantial bracelet cuff was created by Navajo Artist John Nelson.
The Sonoran turquoise stone is a very bright bright blue with yellow/beige
and a hint of green. The stone sets in a smooth bezel and is surrounded by twisted silver
wire and small sterling silver raindrop beads.
The silver has a beautiful satin sheen to it with fine stamp work.
It's marked 925 and signed
It can be Carefully adjusted to fit
It has an inside of about 5 1/2" plus a gap 1 1/8"
It's just over 3/4" tall in the front
The stone is 3/8" tall by 3/4" wide
Weight: 41 grams on my scale
placed a quarter there for scale.
Sonoran Gold Turquoise is mined in Sonora, Mexico near the city of Cananea. The mine is located at the Campitos Mountain. Sonoran Gold is a beautiful turquoise comes in an aqua blue, lime green, two tone blue and can have stunning yellow gold matrices. Unlike most turquoise, Sonoran Gold is not mined in veins but forms inside clay deposits as individual nuggets.
Sure to make a Fine addition to any collection, or a great gift! Please note: Pictures are enlarged to show detail, remember everything looks bigger on line :)